29-year-old Matthew Steppenwolf had been charged with multiple felonies, including armed robbery, arson, carjacking and firearms crimes; last week, he pleaded guilty but mentally ill to those charges, with other felonies being dropped, including ethnic intimidation.
Bell’s filed the federal complaint in 2015, after Innovation Brewing applied for a trademark. Bell’s claimed that the brewery’s name sounded too similar to their own marketing phrase, “Bottling innovation since 1985”
A crash between a motorcycle and a car Sunday afternoon left two people dead in Comstock.
The crash took place around 12:30pm at the intersection of Sprinkle Rd. and East H Ave; both people on the motorcycle were killed in the crash, while it’s unknown if the driver of the sedan was hurt.
The 26-year-old had been wanted in Jackson County, and was believed to have been in Kalamazoo County’s Comstock Township Tuesday afternoon. He was first tracked down to the 5000 block of Savannah Ave, but evaded capture and allegedly broke into three homes in that area, stealing various items…
The Kalamazoo County Sheriff’s Office says that around 2pm Saturday, a woman had been jogging along E. MN Ave. near S 31st St. in Comstock, when a vehicle parked on the side of the road a little ahead of her; as she approached, a male suspect got out and began chasing after her.
On Thursday, Senator Margaret O’Brien of Portage introduced the bill, which would name 6 miles of I-94 between Sprinkle Rd. and Galesburg in honor of Switalski. In a release to her website, Sen. O’Brien says that renaming the highway will not only honor Chief Switalski’s contrib…